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Root vows not to get 'swept away' as he reaffirms T20I ambitions

Test captain wants to keep playing all formats but acknowledges challenge from next generation

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Bairstow targets T20s as first step to Test return

England squad touch down in Christchurch for first leg of tour

India v South Africa

3rd Test, Ranchi

We've worked very hard to be where we are today - Kohli

The India captain talks to the media after the 3-0 whitewash against South Africa


If bowlers take 20 wickets, we're like a Ferrari - Shastri

India coach holds forth on the fast-bowling improvements, the Rohit-Rahane show, and Nadeem's debut

Kohli on what sets Shami and Umesh apart on Indian pitches

Among all Indian fast bowlers who've taken at least 10 wickets in home Tests, Shami and Umesh have the best strike rates

Bangar explains how Nadeem is different from Jadeja

Bangar reflects on Shahbaz Nadeem's performance in the Ranchi Test


How did South Africa go from bad to worse?

Sanjay Bangar looks back on India's first-ever clean sweep in Tests over South Africa 


India's consistent pressure made us weak in every Test - Faf du Plessis

The captain, following the Ranchi defeat, on the problems plaguing South African cricket


The Hundred

draft recap

Five things we learned from the draft


Blast stars left frustrated as smaller counties struggle for attention

Josh Cobb and Jack Taylor both hope to be picked as 'wildcards' next summer

Switch Hit - Anyone notice a draft in here?

Tim Wigmore joins Alan, Butch and Matt to discuss Sunday's draft and England's New Zealand tour

India v South Africa

3rd Test, Ranchi

India's 'exceptional ruthlessness' left us 'mentally weak' - du Plessis

He will continue to captain South Africa and sees it as his responsibility to help with the transition

Lessons from the whitewash: Six things for South Africa to focus on

Teams coming to India shouldn't just focus just on the spinners, they should prepare for the quicks as well

Scheduling issues

India news

India should have only five Test centres - Virat Kohli

The India captain says touring teams should know which venues they're going to play at

The Hundred

A New Era

Crisp new Hundred has 'build it and they will come' flavour

A look behind the scenes of the first player draft in UK sporting history

Hundred boosts England's bid to retain World Cup - Root

Captain also rejects suggestions new tournament threatens England's Test hopes

T20 World Cup

Men's qualifiers

Missing UAE wicketkeeper Ghulam Shabbir turns up in Pakistan

The UAE have seen their problems compounded after Shabbir left the squad unexpectedly

Namibia decimate Coetzer-less Scotland

Scotland looked deflated coming up against a rested Namibia unit, who stormed to their first win of the tournament

Van der Merwe's all-round brilliance too much for Singapore

New dad Timm van der Gugten chimes in with three wickets to seal Dutch win

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T20 specialists

Australia news

'A phone call wouldn't hurt' - Lynn takes on Australia selectors

Lynn still has his eyes on next year's T20 World Cup despite being overlooked at the start of the season

Chris Green encouraged by 'good feedback' from Australia set up

The offspinner has an outstanding powerplay record which may yet earn him international honours

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Stats and trivia Q&A

Which bowler has dismissed the most openers in Tests?

And who has bowled the most overs in a single Test series?

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